Lahore Transport Company (LTC) has been established under the provisions of Provincial Motor Vehicles Ordinance (Amendment) Act 2009 as an Urban Transport Company. Government of Punjab notified the company vide. No. SO (NTS) 2-88/2009 dated 1st Dec., 2009. LTC has been registered under section 42 of Companies Ordinance 1984. LTC is primarily a regulation body which has been tasked to ensure a smooth running transport system in Lahore which will provide the commuters a safe, efficient and affordable transport service. LTC is expected to be a self sustaining organ of the Government of Punjab.
As per the provisions of the said ordinance, LTC is now the sole organ responsible for custody of all transport infrastructure in Lahore and its operations through a network of private operators. This infrastructure includes Bus Stops, Bus Shelters, Bus Bays, Bus Depots, Bus Terminals. The operational aspect includes service routes and the buses provided by and operated through a network of private operators.
LTC is managing the passenger services through a variety of transport vehicles covering High Occupancy Vehicles (HOV) such as Buses and Low Occupancy Vehicles (LOV) such as Vans, Coasters, Hi-Ace, as well as certain approved Rickshaw models.
The organization is governed through a board of directors. LTC is a lean organization headed by CEO.